Release Date: 23/02/2018
Formed in Essen, Germany in 1982, Kreator are arguably the most influential and successful European thrash metal band ever, like many of their European speed metal brethren, Kreator fused Metallica's thrash innovations with Venom's proto-black metal imagery.
Often referred to as one of the "Big 4" of Teutonic thrash metal, and they are often credited with helping pioneer death metal and black metal by containing several elements of what was to become those genres.
The band’s style has changed several times over the years, from a Venom-inspired speed metal sound, later moving in to thrash metal, and including a period of transitioning from thrash to industrial metal and gothic metal throughout the 1990s.
In the early 2000s, Kreator returned to their classic thrash sound, which has continued to the present. Kreator’s fifth album, Coma Of Souls came towards the end of the thrash metal explosion of the 1980’s and retained their classic thrash sound whilst combining more melodic elements of classic metal bands like Iron Maiden and Judas Priest.
Critically acclaimed by both fans and press, Coma of Souls was a strong, firm step forward for the band, it proved they weren’t content to sit and wallow in the thrash back waters but were determined to move into a new decade with a bold, thrusting sound.
Disc 1 - Side A
When the Sun Burns Red (2018 - Remaster)
Coma of Souls (2018 - Remaster)
People of the Lie (2018 - Remaster)
World Beyond (2018 - Remaster)
Terror Zone (2018 - Remaster)
Disc 1 - Side B
Agents of Brutality (2018 - Remaster)
Material World Paranoia (2018 - Remaster)
Twisted Urges (2018 - Remaster)
Hidden Dictator (2018 - Remaster)
Mental Slavery (2018 - Remaster)
Disc 2 - Side A
When the Sun Burns Red (Live in Fürth, Germany)
Betrayer (Live in Fürth, Germany)
Terrible Certainty (Live in Fürth, Germany)
Extreme Aggression (Live in Fürth, Germany)
Disc 2 - Side B
Coma of Souls (Live in Fürth, Germany)
People of the Lie (Live in Fürth, Germany)
Choir of the Damned (Live in Fürth, Germany)
The Pestilence (Live in Fürth, Germany)
Some Pain Will Last (Live in Fürth, Germany)
Disc 3 - Side A
Toxic Trace (Live in Fürth, Germany)
Drum Solo (Live in Fürth, Germany)
Terror Zone (Live in Fürth, Germany)
Pleasure to Kill (Live in Fürth, Germany)
Disc 3 - Side B
Flag of Hate (Live in Fürth, Germany)
Agents of Brutality (Live in Fürth, Germany)
Riot of Violence (Live in Fürth, Germany)
Tormentor (Live in Fürth, Germany)
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